Takt is seeking an Engineering Manager for a full-time position located in San Francisco.


Takt’s Engineering organization is growing rapidly, and we’re looking for Engineering Managers to lead and scale the team. Takt distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands — and making it look easy.

As an Engineering Manager at Takt, you deeply value and understand the work your team is accomplishing, and serve to inspired and develop each individual while ensuring business objectives are met. As we continue to expand our business, your team will build a rich, complex real-time product that serves our enterprise partners and their end customers while you enrich the lives and careers of your team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage a team of up to 8 software engineers, including coaching, mentorship, and performance management
  • Develop and optimize development processes and practices to maintain the balance between building a complex innovative product with shipping quickly
  • Instill a pragmatic, delivery-focused support-oriented mindset that values long-term efficiency and value
  • Collaborate with engineers and software architects to design and develop software components for current and prospective Takt clients
  • Be accountable for technical components, including planning, prioritization, and delivery
  • Partner with the recruiting organization to fill the pipeline with exceptional talent, promote referrals, nurture relationships through informal meetings, and serve as an ambassador for Takt at events and conferences
  • Promote continuous feedback, address growth areas for team members, and celebrate strengths and contributions of your team
  • Be emblematic of Takt’s values and lead by example, set the right context, and inspire the team to do their best work by fostering an environment that’s open, transparent and respectful of each other
  • Develop Engineering onboarding processes and documentation practices, ensure new team members have a seamless experience and are productive quickly

Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience in technical leadership and proven ability to build and develop successful teams consisting of varied levels of experience
  • Technical expertise with Functional Programming in Scala or Haskell
  • Demonstrated understanding of software design and a deep appreciation for Customer Success
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and closing skills
  • Prior success with hiring top technical talent and contributing to recruiting processes
  • Experience running projects and understanding of agile development methodologies
  • Select teams may have domain specific requirements (e.g. Machine Learning, Infrastructure, Security)
  • Experience managing team members in a distributed environment is a plus
  • Both mid-large company and startup experience would be a plus

About Takt:

Takt distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands—and making it look easy.

We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering—because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes. We are collectively talented, but also humble. We give our whole selves. We love learning new things.

Takt is committed to inclusion and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we're looking for outstanding talent to join our team.

To Apply

Please apply online at: https://functionaljobs.com/apply/9039